battle-of-the-sexes-british-movie-posterAt just nine years old Cooper Friedman has already made an impact on the entertainment world, having worked with Jennifer Aniston and Toni Collette. He is a regular in the hit series “Colony” and “Shameless”.  Next up, Cooper Friedman will be starring alongside Steve Carell and Emma Stone in the movie “Battle of the Sexes”.  When he is not working, he likes learning about history, playing video games and spending time with his family.

 

The {C}: What do you like most about being an actor?

Cooper: “I love to be on set and work with other people. I love to see my friends at auditions. I love to act as different characters and play different roles.”

 

The {C}: Do you have a favorite actor or actress?

Cooper: “My favorite actors are Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Will Smith, Will Ferrell and Jim Parsons. My favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston.”

 

The {C}: I read that you like history.  Who is your favorite real life, historical person?

Cooper: I have a few! Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks and Christopher Columbus.”

 

The {C}: What is your favorite video game?

Cooper: “Zelda, all Mario games, and Pokemon”

 

The {C}: What have you been doing this summer?

Cooper: “I went on a road trip to Canada with my family which was a lot of fun. I also did a lot of swimming, karate, and I celebrated my birthday with a pool party. “

 

The {C}: What do you want to be when you grow up?Cooper Friedman_Credit to Brandon Showers_1

 

Cooper: “I want to be an actor for the rest of my life, and maybe a physiologist. I like learning about how our bodies work and how the brain works. “

 

The {C}: What makes you sad?

Cooper: “When I see homeless people. When I hear about kids who are sick and are in the hospital.  And, when I see people being mean to other people. “

 

The {C} What makes you happy?

Cooper: “My family makes me really happy. I love spending time with my family!”

 

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